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After DU Hostel's warden makes controversial remarks, enraged student demands her resignation

India | Feb 27, 2020, 09:18 PM IST

Residents of DU's Ambedkar Ganguly Student House for Women on Thursday protested against the hostel authorities demanding the resignation of the warden for making controversial and objectionable remarks against a female student.

Gargi College girls to go for indefinite strike after admin's 'laxity' on mass molestation incident

Gargi College girls go on indefinite strike after admin's 'laxity' on mass molestation incident

India | Feb 10, 2020, 11:13 PM IST

The students of Gargi College on Monday protested against the principal and the college administration over the mass molestation and harassment incident that rocked the campus during their Annual fest

Gargi College, Delhi University

'They groped, masturbated at us': Delhi's Gargi College girls recount horror

India | Feb 09, 2020, 11:50 PM IST

A shocking incident has come to light from Delhi's Gargi College where girls were molested, groped and locked in the washroom by goons on loose in the campus. IndiaTvNews.com spoke to some of the girls who narrated their ordeal that is shameful and disgusting.

Mahavir Enclave

India TV ground report from Palam constituency: Direct fight between AAP and BJP

Elections | Feb 05, 2020, 06:10 PM IST

The upcoming assembly election in Delhi is approaching and the voters have, more or less, decided who they will vote for. Palam is one of the major suburbs and residential colonies in the national capital. The seat comes under the South Delhi Lok Sabha constituency. Palam is currently held by Aam Aadmi Party's Bhavna Gaur. In 2015, the AAP leader had won by 88637 votes, defeating Dharam Dev Solanki of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Union Budget 2020

Union Budget 2020: Here's what aviation sector is expecting from Nirmala Sitharaman

Business | Feb 01, 2020, 12:08 AM IST

India's civil aviation sector has emerged as one of the fastest-growing industries in the country during the last three years. India is currently considered the third largest domestic civil aviation market in the world. However, it’s been a difficult time for India’s aviation sector

Union Budget 2020

Union Budget 2020: What Nirmala Sitharaman needs to do to tackle Climate Change

Business | Feb 01, 2020, 12:07 AM IST

As Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gets ready to present the Union Budget 2020, the whole country is waiting to see whether the government will also focus on the common good in addition to improving the fiscal situation.

Students should ask difficult questions and Universities should protect their voices: Phil Baty at T

Students should ask difficult questions; universities should protect their voices: Phil Baty

India | Jan 17, 2020, 06:29 AM IST

In an exclusive conversation with India TV News, Phil Baty talked about the students' protests against the amended citizenship law across the country at various universities

A day after violent attack on students, eerie silence haunts JNU campus

JNU row: After brutal violence on students, eerie silence and uncertainty haunts campus

India | Jan 07, 2020, 02:37 AM IST

Barricaded roads, restricted traffic movements yet the whole campus was the echoing with slogans and jampacked with students, supporters and some on-lookers. Almost a day after the brutality against several students of Jawaharlal Nehru University, fear, anxiety and uncertainty prevail among the students.

BJP MP Meenakashi Lekhi attacks opposition over CAA, NRC; releases 'Aarop Patra'

'Dada Khaye Pota Bhukte': BJP MP Meenakashi Lekhi flays opposition over CAA, NRC

India | Jan 01, 2020, 11:54 PM IST

Ahead of Delhi Assembly elections, BJP MP Meenakashi Lekhi on Tuesday addressed a public rally supporting the amended citizenship law and NRC.

BJP releases 'Aarop Patra' attacking AAP ahead of 2020

BJP releases 'Aarop Patra' attacking AAP ahead of 2020 Delhi polls

Jan 06, 2020, 05:14 PM IST

Ahead of 2020 Delhi Assembly Elections, BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi on Tuesday addressed a public rally in Sadar Bazaar's Kranti Chowk and attacked Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party government for not fulfilling its promises made before 2015 Delhi polls.

Ahead of Delhi Assembly polls, veterans of armed forces demand reservation (Representative image)

'Neglected' armed forces veterans demand reservation in state legislatures

India | Dec 29, 2019, 04:04 PM IST

"The army people have been defending the country not just after independence but before that too. But while they are in service, they don't get the chance to vote. I served the nation for 30 years but I didn't get a chance to vote," said ex-Major Dr. TC Rao

Jamia students being thrashed by the Delhi Police

Felt like I am in Kashmir: Jamia student recalls Delhi Police crackdown

India | Dec 17, 2019, 12:43 PM IST

"I always try to imagine how people who are living in Kashmir feel. These four days made me feel that I am in Kashmir, away from my family, terrified about the uncertainties that what would hit us next," said a Jamia student

On 73rd birth anniversary of India's 'crown prince', throwback at how Sanjay Gandhi revamped Indian

On 73rd birth anniversary of India's 'crown prince', Sanjay Gandhi's legacy still lingers

India | Dec 14, 2019, 11:38 AM IST

Sanjay was often considered to be an ideal Prime Ministerial candidate, which seemed like an inevitable event at some point of time. But his strongly authoritarian personality and rebellious attitude towards parliamentary governance and procedures created several obstacles along the way.

Women protesting against the increasing atrocities

Between society's norms and morally corrupt mindsets, why am I not safe as a woman?

India | Dec 02, 2019, 03:28 PM IST

Often around us, we see girls say 'it is not safe to go out in the night' or 'let's get back inside at a decent time'. The question is who decides decent? Who decides when a girl should go out and when she should come back inside the house? Is it fair to let this 'self-retrospection' of safe surroundings become the new norm wherein this becomes something which every girl in this country learns to live with?

Meet Susmita Mohanty, space designer who features in BBC's annual 100 most influential women

Meet Susmita Mohanty, who features in BBC's 100 most influential women

Oct 16, 2019, 08:55 PM IST

One among them is Susmita Mohanty AKA the 'space woman'. She is a space entrepreneur who started India's first space start-up. Mohanty started her career at an early age, is the daughter of a former ISRO scientist, Nilamani Mohanty.

Meet Aranya Johar, young Indian poet who features in BBC most inspiring women list

Aranya Johar features in BBC most inspiring women list

Oct 16, 2019, 11:16 PM IST

Aranya Johar, a social media sensation, has become a household name because of her poem on various social issues. Her "Brown girl's guide series" has been consistently loved by youngsters and people across the age group.

A close electoral battle on cards in Maharashtra

A close electoral battle on cards in Maharashtra

Oct 11, 2019, 07:18 PM IST

  After the Election Commission of India announced the polling dates, the campaigns are in full swing. The four key players in the battle are Bhartiya Janta Party, the Shiv Sena, the Congress, and the Nationalist Congress Party. Needless to say that the electoral battle is between the two alliances--the BJP-Shiv Sena vs Congress-NCP. 

10 controversial quotes at UNGA that still reverberates around the world

10 controversial quotes at UNGA that still reverberate

World | Sep 27, 2019, 05:38 PM IST

Indiatvnews.com takes a walk down the history lane to bring you 10 famous quotes from the world leaders that were made at the UNGA and still reverberates across the globe.

Students protesting against Indraprastha University, demanding the dismissal of fee hike

Indraprastha University fee hike row: Future of students at stake as IPU demands arrears

India | Sep 14, 2019, 02:56 PM IST

In 2013, the Delhi government formed a committee State Fee Regulatory Committee (SFRC) to check and regularise the fee structure of the various colleges of Indraprastha University. The need for such a committee came when the authorities of the colleges complained that they don't have funds to pay the salary of the faculty. The committee assigned the task of regularising the fee of all the 74 colleges of the University.

Students forced to pay arrears alleges colleges withholding degrees, mark sheet

IP University fee hike: Students protest against fee arrears, say colleges withholding degrees

India | Sep 14, 2019, 02:55 PM IST

On 22 April, after the Supreme Court dismissed Special Leave Petition (SLP) filed by students, the colleges affiliated to IPU had sent fee arrear notifications. The SLP was filed after the Delhi High Court passed the revised fee judgement on 28 January allowing colleges to hike fee.

The Final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) which

Understanding Assam NRC: What is it exactly?

Sep 01, 2019, 12:28 AM IST

The final list of Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC) has been released today. More than 19 lakh people have left out of the NRC. The Assam government has, however, assured that adequate support and aid will be provided to people who are excluded from the final NRC list

Doctors protesting against the NMC bill

Here's why doctors are protesting National Medical Council Bill 2019

Aug 04, 2019, 07:13 PM IST

In 2016, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health and Welfare examined that the Medical Council of India has failed to fulfil its responsibilities of producing Competent doctors, maintaining quality standards etc. The report also stated that the quality of medical education is at its lowest ebb and found that the current model of medical education is not producing the right type of health professionals that meet the basic health needs of the country.

Kerala, God's own land, witnessed the worst floods in its history in August 2018.

A watery tale: Six floods that rocked India

India | Oct 10, 2019, 11:46 PM IST

Floods, as much as droughts, are a common occurrence in India, more prominently during the southwest monsoon season -- from June to September -- and the northeast monsoon season -- from October to November.

The Mumbai rains which were recorded for over 24 hours, has been 375.2mm which falls in the extremel

Few tips to help you muddle through monsoons in Mumbai

India | Oct 10, 2019, 11:43 PM IST

According to IMD Santa Cruz observatory, Mumbai recorded rainfall for over 24 hours which falls in the extremely heavy rain category. As life came to a standstill in the country's financial capital, we have a few hacks that may help you to avoid getting stuck in the rigmarole of Mumbai's downpour.